West Texas Intermediate crude oil was up by $0.84 at $109.10 per barrel at the New York Mercantile Exchange. The global benchmark Brent crude gained $1.18 to $112.08 per barrel and natural gas futures were $0.19 lower at $8.60 per 1 million BTU.
Equinor (EQNR) was up more than 2% after saying it is extending service contracts totaling 20 billion Norwegian kroner ($2.13 billion) with Baker Hughes Norge (BKR), Halliburton (HAL) and Schlumberger Norge (SLB) for its oil fields in the Norwegian continental shelf.
EOG Resources (EOG) was advancing by more than 2% after it reported Q1 adjusted earnings of $4.00 per diluted share, up from $3.09 a year earlier. Analysts polled by Capital IQ expected $3.69.
National Fuel Gas (NFG) was over 1% higher after it reported fiscal Q2 adjusted earnings of $1.68 per share, up from $1.34 per share a year earlier. Five analysts polled by Capital IQ projected adjusted EPS of $1.62.
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